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Kingfisher Creek Watershed Restoration: A Case History (in Proc. Conference Biology & Management of Species and Habitats at Risk) den Dulk, J.P.
1999
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Abstract: The Kingfisher Creek watershed was chosen as a demonstration watershed by the British Columbia Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks (MELP) and Forest Renewal British Columbia (FRBC) in order to advance the techniques utilized within the Watershed Restoration Program (WRP). It is located in the Interior Cedar–Hemlock biogeoclimatic zone east of Enderby, B.C., approximately midway between Calgary, Alberta and Vancouver, B.C. The impacts throughout this area include the removal of riparian vegetation, input of sediment, exaggeration of the hydrologic regime, loss of in-stream large woody debris (LWD), and disconnection of the main channel from its floodplain. Fish species affected include anadromous coho, chinook, and sockeye salmon; resident rainbow and bull trout; and adfluvial rainbow trout populations from both Mara and Mabel lakes. The restoration works completed include: the development of a side channel near the confluence with the Shuswap River to restore spawning and rearing habitat...
 
den Dulk, J.P.. 1999. Kingfisher Creek Watershed Restoration: A Case History (in Proc. Conference Biology & Management of Species and Habitats at Risk). Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks. Proceedings - Conference Biology & Management. Vol. 2
 
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Keywords: fish, habitat, restoration, large woody debris, Oncorhynchus kisutch, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, Oncorhynchus mykiss, riparian, Salvelinus confluentus, watersheds, Coho salmon, Chinook salmon, Sockeye salmon, Rainbow trout, Bull trout
ISSN:  Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus nerka, Salvelinus confluentus, Oncorhynchus mykiss, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, Oncorhynchus kisutch
ISBN:  English Name: Sockeye Salmon, Coho Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Chinook Salmon, Bull Trout
Other Identifier: University College of the Cariboo
 
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